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  1. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Poly Culture plans global growth with Hong Kong IPO targeting HK$2.57b

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 04:27am by Enoch Yiu

    ... might hurt Poly Culture's reputation. The US alleged Poly Tech had breached a law aimed at restricting the development of weapons of mass destruction by Iran, North Korea or Syria. Poly ...

  2. News - World - G8 SUMMIT

    US-EU trade pact, Syria top agenda as G8 chiefs convene in Belfast

    Posted Jun 18th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... Syria on line as G8 chiefs convene Leaders of eight of the world's wealthiest nations sought elusive progress on lowering trans-Atlantic trade barriers and pushing the warring factions in Syria towards the negotiating table as the G8 summit opened yesterday amid high security in peaceful Northern Ireland. Ahead of the official welcome gathering, the United States and European ...

  3. News - World

    G8 leaders to put pressure on Russia over Syria

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 11:57am by Agence France-Presse in Lough Erne

    ... differences with Russian President Vladimir Putin after they held pre-summit talks in London. Amid rising tensions over Syria, Putin will meet US President Barack Obama in Northern Ireland on Monday ... today is that we can overcome these differences if we recognise that we share some fundamental aims: to end the conflict, to stop Syria breaking apart, to let the Syrian people decide who ...

  4. Business - Money - INVESTMENT

    Argentina's default history fails to deter Bass

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... Iran's rial, buffeted by international sanctions, and Syria's pound, crushed by civil war, have declined more. ...

  5. Business - Money

    Hong Kong shares close down 0.6pc on profit taking

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 02:02pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Hong Kong shares fell on Tuesday as investors locked in profits after strong gains the day before and ahead of a slew of earnings reports, while uncertainty over possible military action by the United States against Syria also weighed. On Tuesday, the Hang Seng Index closed down 0.6 per cent at 21,874.77, while the China Enterprises Index of the top Chinese listings ...

  6. Business - Commodities

    US market watchdog likely to ratchet up pressure on PetroChina

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com US Securities and Exchange Commission has queried deals in Iran, Syria in the past US likely to ratchet up pressure on PetroChina The US Securities ... it had addressed risks related to US sanctions against Iran and Syria. Li is now under investigation by the Chinese government. In an SEC letter to PetroChina on May 28, 2010, the agency ...

  7. Business - Money

    Hong Kong shares fall to five-week low, PetroChina tumbles

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 02:09pm

    ... Retuers Hong Kong shares closed at their lowest level in more than five weeks on Wednesday, dragged down by energy and utility stocks as investors fretted over Syria and most regional markets slid again. Shares in mainland energy giant PetroChina dived 4.4 per cent while its subsidiary Kunlun Energy plunged 13.5 per cent after reports that key executives were under ...

  8. Business - Economy

    Asian stocks climb further after Europe, China data

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 11:20am by AFP

    ... to an uptick in the global economy. Stocks in emerging economies also enjoyed small rises after a painful August that saw a huge global sell-off, while easing fears of an imminent strike on Syria ... of jitters over Syria. The euro changed hands at US$1.3187, against US$1.3193, while the single currency stood at 131.31 yen compared with 131.11 yen. Crude prices eased further on Tuesday as worries ...

  9. Business - Commodities - CHEMICALS

    Refiner may spend 20b yuan on project

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... crude-oil imports rose to 84 per cent from 58 per cent a year earlier. Wang said he was not worried about the potential impact of geopolitical tensions in Syria on oil prices, as the possibility for war between the United States and Syria was low, judging from a speech made by US President Barack Obama this week. Shares in Shanghai Petrochemical rose 1.47 per cent to close at HK$2.77 ...

  10. Business - Commodities

    Bursting the bubble

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London A trimming of long positions by hedge funds and money managers could be a sign that action in Syria may send crude oil prices tumbling Bursting the bubble The rapid rise ... prices will rise further. The question is whether it will inflate further, or is about to burst? Could the commencement of military action against targets in Syria be the trigger for oil prices ...




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